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Lon Chaney

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Lon Chaney Bio

 

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The Unholy Three (1930) – Lon Chaney's Only Speaking Role

 

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Lon Chaney: Man To Wolf Man Transformations

 

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"Phantom Of The Opera" Unmasking Scene: Two Versions (1925-29)

 

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Lon Chaney's Gonna Get You - Classic Horror

Leonidas Frank "Lon" Chaney was an American stage and film actor, make-up artist, director and screenwriter. He is regarded as one of the most versatile and powerful actors of early cinema, renowned for his characterizations of tortured, often grotesque and afflicted characters, and his groundbreaking artistry with makeup. Chaney was known for his starring roles in such silent horror films as The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) and The Phantom of the Opera (1925). His ability to transform himself using makeup techniques he developed earned him the nickname "The Man of a Thousand Faces".
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